BELL TOWER, SOUTH EAST OF CHURCH OF ST GILES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1161163
Date first listed:
31-Oct-1983
Statutory Address:
BELL TOWER, SOUTH EAST OF CHURCH OF ST GILES, CHURCH LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
BELL TOWER, SOUTH EAST OF CHURCH OF ST GILES, CHURCH LANE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Cambridgeshire
District:
Fenland (District Authority)
Parish:
Tydd St. Giles
National Grid Reference:
TF 42733 16448

Details

TF 41 NW TYDD ST. GILES CHURCH LANE 3/72 (East Side)

Bell Tower, south-east GV of Church of St Giles

I

Bell tower, late C13 except for bell-stage which is C16 or C17. Barnack limestone to first two stages with bell-stage of red brick with stone quoins. Embattled and of three stages with hipped roof, three stage set-back buttressing and newel staircase in south-east corner. Open sided ground stage with two sides blocked in C17. Each side has two-centred arch of three chamfered orders with half-round columns to responds with moulded capitals and bases. In each wall of first stage is a window (now blocked) of three pointed lights with quatrefoil to head in two-centred arch of two moulded orders, each on an attached shaft. VCH (Cambs), Vol.IV, p.229. Pevsner (Buildings of England), p.475.

Listing NGR: TF4273316448

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
48147
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Cambridgeshire, (1970), 475
Salzman, L F , The Victoria History of the County of Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely, (1953), 229

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 05 Oct 2004
Reference: IOE01/13377/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter D. Dewar. Source Historic England Archive
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